Physics is full of strange laws and unintuitive rules that can be tricky to test in a laboratory. That's why it's also full of thought experiments: fun "what if" scenarios that illuminate an otherwise murky element of the science. (Schrödinger's Cat, anyone?) For instance, how much do you know about the second law of thermodynamics? Think of it in terms of Maxwell's Demon, and you'll understand a bit better.
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Written by Ashley Hamer July 25, 2017
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